256 Area Code
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What is a 256 area code?
256 was first put in service March 23, 1998. It was created from area code 205. In 2010, area code 938 was created and is currently an overlay to 256.
What is the location of area code 256?
Area code 256 is located in northeastern Alabama and covers Huntsville, Decatur, and Madison. It has a single overlay (938) that serves the same area.
What timezone is used for area code 256?
The 256 Area Code is located in the CentralTimezone.
What is the major city covered by area code 256?
Huntsville, city, seat (1846) of Walker county, southeastern Texas, U.S., 72 miles (116 km) north of Houston. It was founded (1835) as a trading post by Pleasant Gray and named for his hometown in Alabama. Farming and stock raising are economically significant, but lumbering, based on vast tracts of pine trees that cover much of the county, has become a major activity. General Sam Houston, first president of the Republic of Texas, took up residence at Raven Hill in 1847; his last two homes (including Steamboat House, where he died in 1863), his personal effects, and historic relics have been preserved in a memorial park on the campus of Sam Houston State University (1879). A portrait statue 77 feet (23.5 metres) high was erected in 1994. His tomb is in Oakwood Cemetery. The city is the headquarters of the Texas Department of Corrections, and inmates of the Huntsville Unit stage an annual Prison Rodeo in October. Huntsville State Park is 6 miles (10 km) south, and the Sam Houston National Forest is nearby. Inc. 1845. Pop. (2000) 35,078; (2010) 38,548.
What are some area codes near 256?
205 (Birmingham, AL);
256/938 (Huntsville, AL);
334 (Montgomery, AL);
423 (Chattanooga, TN);
470/678 (Atlanta, GA);662 (Southaven, MS);
706/762 (Augusta, GA);
731 (Jackson, TN);
770 (Roswell, GA);
931 (Clarksville, TN);
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